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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 379th Bomb Group fly in formation over Germany. Image via Edmund H Lutz, 379th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Air view B-17 squadron to left over Germany 16 Mar 1944. Date wrong.'



  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:09 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection